straddle through

Apparatus/setup: springboard before vaulting box in the length

Description: By using hand support at the end of the vaulting box, push out and perform a straddle jump over the vaulting box.


  • spreidsteunsprong (Nederlands)
  • tijgersprong (Nederlands)

Help techniques

clamp grip upper arms

clamp grip upper arms

The helper is positioned right behind the apparatus. The helper grabs the upper arms as quick as possible. The moment the gymnast pushes out, the helper steps back and helps the gymnast over the apparatus. Consequently the gymnast is not hindered in his movement.